Idris Goodwin was one of the first poets ever featured on The Sunday Poem. The work of this playwright, poet, and indie rapper has received praise from all quarters--including NPR and the New York Times. His first book, THESE…Continue
For the past six months, ever since I relocated to the Land of Enchantment in mid-August, I have taken every chance to regale my friends and relations back home with tales of the glorious food culture here in New Mexico. It did not take long at all for green chile stew to become one of my go-to kitchen…Continue
Added by grammaticaster on February 26, 2011 at 9:26pm — No Comments
Feb. 28, 6 pm, KANW 89.1 FM Rebroadcast of "Great Debate"
Radio listeners can hear "Great Debate" rebroadcast & vote online on which of two (2) debate teams successfully argued the question:
Should lawmakers cut education & public services, or raise revenues?
Mon, Feb. 28, 6 -7 pm, KANW 89.1 FM and…Continue
Added by Red Chili on February 26, 2011 at 12:55pm — No Comments
"Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death."
- Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775.
"Gaddafi is an a**hole."
- Wael Ghonim, Twitter, January 22, 2011…
I had the opportunity on this past Sunday, February 20, 2011, to stop by Alamosa Books (8810 Holly Ave NE, in Albuquerque) and check out the Duke City Dime Stories Showcase, hosted by…Continue
Keith Saunders didn’t start dancing until he was in college. He was on his way to law school when he decided it would be fun to take a dance class. He discovered that he was pretty good at it and was encouraged by his teacher to continue. Five years later, he was dancing with…Continue
You're Invited to a Debate!
Should our state senators & representatives cut education & public services again, or raise revenues?
Duke City Fix readers, their families, friends and neighbors are invited to a debate. Tonight, two (2) teams will debate this question:
Shall lawmakers cut education and public services, or raise revenues?"
WHEN: Wed,, Feb. 23
WHERE: Scottish Rite Center…
Added by Red Chili on February 23, 2011 at 7:29am — No Comments
Susana Martinez appointed two new student Regents to fill positions at UNM and NMSU.
Jacob Wellman was appointed by the governor to sit on the Board of Regents at UNM. Wellman, a junior studying political science, has been active in student government, been an adviser on budgetary issues at the university and has been involved in bipartisan…Continue
Added by ZShaunz Man on February 22, 2011 at 10:01am — No Comments
Liza Bakewell is a Cultural turned Linguistic Anthropologist who discovered her obsession with the word, the mystery and the often negative connotations of the Spanish word…Continue
GMO issue at the New Mexico state legislature 2011
UPDATE: Due to a strong lobbying push from the large corporations that patent and market these GMOs, and the fact that the NM Chili Association is "in-bed" with these corporations, this bill was LOST on the house floor in the week following this post.
ON SHOULD KNOW: That, aside from permenently invading native, natural seed stock, one of the huge dangers of…Continue
Added by Crista on February 21, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments
The US Backgammon Federation is starting backgammon clubs at
high schools and colleges all over the country.
We will help provide boards, coaching, and on-line competition with other
schools with prizes and scholarships.
If you have a contact at a school and can help us in the door, we will do the rest.Continue
Added by Early Gardner on February 20, 2011 at 11:19am — No Comments
Nothing disappears in this dry Land of Enchantment. As Renny Golden says in the opening lines of Nuevo Mexico, "The high desert is a dog with no sense of time." This first poem is a kind of short preface to studying anything about New Mexico's history. The second poem brings to life…Continue